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Accident: 14444624 - Employee'S Fingers Caught In Punch Press

Accident: 14444624 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 01/09/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
330363301/09/19863442General Products Co. Inc.
Employee #1 was using a full-revolution punch press equipped with a foot trip. As he tried to shake a blank loose from the press, he shifted his weight on the foot control. The press cycled while his hand was between the dies, amputating parts of three fingers. The press had no point-of-operation guarding.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, foot control, caught between, point of operation, foot-powered press, press operator, punch press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3303633 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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